Library Book Sale Coming Soon
More than 20,000 books will be for sale at the Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale Aug. 21-25 at the Wheaton Public Library, 225 N Cross Street. Fiction for every reading taste, nonfiction on every popular topic, paperbacks and hardbacks will all be available at bargain prices. A separate area of the sale features children’s books. All proceeds benefit library programs.
The sale is open:
- 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21 and Thursday, Aug. 22
- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23 and Saturday, Aug. 24.
For more information, visit the Wheaton Public Library’s website at www.wheatonlibrary.org/friends or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wheaton Police Talk about ALICE Training and How It Could Help Protect You
The Wheaton Police Department has adopted the ALICE Training model to teach citizens tools they could use if faced with a violent intruder situation. Watch this new video to find out how this method is different from previous approaches and what you can take away from ALICE training.
Two Classic Car Shows Remain This Season
Catch the last two Vintage Rides Car Shows before the season ends. The Downtown Wheaton Association hosts this weekly summer event from 6-9 p.m. Aug. 16 and Aug. 23 on Front Street in downtown Wheaton, where visitors can check out vintage and custom cars; enjoy a live DJ and more. This is a free, family-friendly event, and there is a different theme featured each week. See the Downtown Wheaton Association's website for details.
Police Taking Part in Saturation Saturday
On Aug. 24, the Wheaton Police Department will be participating in Saturation Saturday enforcement with a focus on drunk driving and drug & alcohol-related traffic offenses. The Wheaton Police Department will join state, county, and local law enforcement agencies across the state for increased enforcement during the evening and late-night hours. Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) Illinois spearheads these statewide efforts to raise awareness on the dangers of drunk and drugged driving, and increase enforcement to remove and arrest individuals driving under the influence.